Ep. 23 – Intro to Agile Estimation

Allen and Mike are joined once again by Ed Grannan in this episode. The group discusses how and why estimation on agile projects is different from traditional estimation. Topics:

  • How traditional estimation uses wisdom of crowds, experience, and statistics
  • Wide-Band Delphi
  • Problems with traditional estimation
  • What agile estimation does to account for those problems
  • Justification for story points
  • Planning Poker
  • Evidence-based planning
  • Naked Planning

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